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West Central Hockey

 

West Central Hockey is your home in Willmar for regional off-season hockey.  Please visit us on a regular basis, as we will be adding offerings during the summer for your athlete to explore. 

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Summer ice starts July 6th!

We're still planning to hit the ice in July and August  in modified form to meet the Minnesota Youth Sports guidlines as set forth by the Dept of Health. We hope to have your modified schedule ready in early June.

Read the 3 articles below to help you understand how your time at the rink as  parents and players will look this summer. 

 


Summer Coaches and Volunteers-

This summer, we ask that all on and off ice volunteers register with us. During the registration you will need:

USA Hockey Confirmation Number *Required

USA Hockey Coach Number

You'll also be asked what level(s) you'd like to help with this summer.

Please contact Jason if you have questions. Thanks for your willingness to help with Summer Core Program 2020.

 

2020 Saturday Goalie Training Information Page

West Central Hockey is proud and excited to have Megan Van Beusekom Sweerin coming to Willmar for summer 2020 to do professional goalie training. Megan has over 20 years experience in College, National Team, and Professional Hockey as a goal tender.

Levels for Summer Core 2020

Please sign up for the grade/level your player will be at Fall of 2020.

HS Boys and  Bantam combined- Grades 8-12
Peewee- Grades 6-7
Squirt Boys- Grades 4-5 
Mite Boys - Grades 2-3 
Mini-Mite Boys- Grades PreK-1 

HS Girls - Grades 8-12
12U Girls - Grades 6-7 
8U/10U Girls - Grades 2 -5 
6U Girls -Grades Prek-1

See below for more details and pricing for your skaters levels.

 Goalies are 50% off. Please email Jason for your goalie discount code. Include your goalie's name and level. buetow@gmail.com

HS Girls: Grades 8-12

8 Weeks July 6  - August 30

Registration fee: $300

Directors:  

Pending...

Emphasis

***Skills and Drills  in July

***Small area games in August

***Shooting/Stickhandling

 *** 3 on 3 Scrimmages in August

***This program is only offered to Willmar Girls HS Hockey players

 

Other teams - Please have your HS coach email Jason Buetow buetow@gmail.com to schedule your program in Willmar

12U Girls: Grades 6th and 7th

8 Weeks: July 6 - August 30

Registration fee $250

Directors:  

Laura Larson lauramlarson@msn.com
Emphasis

***Skills and Drills

***Small area games

***Shooting/Stickhandling

***Scrimmages

***This program is offered to Willmar girls  as well as any other area girls.

8U/10U Girls, Grades 2nd - 5th

8 Weeks: July 6 - August 30

Registration fee $175

Director:

Mitch Olson  mitcolso1@gmail.com

Emphasis

***Skills and Drills

***Small area games

***Shooting/Stickhandling

***Scrimmages

***This program is offered to Willmar girls  as well as any other area girls.

HS Boys and  Bantams: Grades  8-12

8 Weeks: July 6 - August 30

Registration fee $300

Directors:  

Jamie Hagen  jphagen13@yahoo.com

Brad Foss,   fossb@willmar.k12.mn.us

Emphasis

***Skills and Drills

***Small area games

***Shooting/Stickhandling

***Full ice and 3 on 3 Scrimmages

***This program is only offered to Willmar Boys HS and Bantam Hockey players

Other teams - Please have your HS coach email Jason Buetow buetow@gmail.com to schedule your program in Willmar

 

Peewees : Grades 6th-7th  

8 Weeks: July 6 - August 30

Registration fee $275

Directors:  

John Christianson  johenyboy@yahoo.com

Emphasis

***Skills and Drills

***Small area games

***Shooting/Stickhandling

***Scrimmages

***This program is offered to Willmar boys  as well as any other area boys.  Coaches welcome on the ice, please contact level director to help in planning.

Squirt boys: Grades 4th and 5th

8 Weeks: July 6 - August 30

Registration fee $225

Director:

Al Setrum   settymn@gmail.com

Emphasis

***Skills and Drills

***Small area games

***Shooting/Stickhandling

***Scrimmages

***This program is offered to Willmar boys as well as any other area boys. Coaches welcome on the ice, please contact level director to help in planning.

Mite Boys: Grades 2nd and 3rd

Wednesdays only

8 Weeks: July 6 - August 30

Registration fee $125

Director:

Darin Strand DDStrand@bremer.com

Emphasis

***Skills and Drills

***Small area games

***Shooting/Stickhandling

***Scrimmages

***This program is offered to Willmar boys as well as any other area boys. Coaches welcome on the ice, please contact level director to help in planning.

Mini Mite Boys: PreK -1st Grade

Schedule pending....

4 Weeks, August only!

Registration fee $125

Director:

Mitch Olson  mitcolso1@gmail.com

Emphasis

***Skills and Drills

***Small area games

***Shooting/Stickhandling

***Scrimmages

***This program is offered to Willmar boys as well as any other area boys. Coaches welcome on the ice, please contact level director to help in planning.

6U Girls:  PreK -1st Grade

Schedule pending...

4 Weeks, August only!

Registration fee $100

Director:

Mitch Olson  mitcolso1@gmail.com

Emphasis

***Skills and Drills

***Small area games

***Shooting/Stickhandling

***Scrimmages

***This program is offered to Willmar girls as well as any other area girls. Coaches welcome on the ice, please contact level director to help in planning.

If you are interested in coaching a Waves AAA team this summer in Willmar, please contact us. We'd like to partner with you to get your team ready and on the ice. 

Jason Buetow

Webmaster

Matt Dawson

Ice Scheduler

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